Lake Superior
Railroad Museum

Latest News & Features

Stop back regularly to see new and interesting posts from your friends at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, in Duluth, Minnesota:

May 17, 2023

With the change of the seasons, comes the railroads’ change of seasons, and railroad excursions begin operating on the North Shore Scenic Railroad. The museum owns and operates the railroad, using historic equipment the museum owns. Trains depart daily all summer, with some limited weekend rides in May. Learn more and get tickets at

May 1, 2023

With the start of train excursions (weekends in May), we mark the start of the 33rd operating year of the North Shore Scenic Railroad, and the 50th Anniversary of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. The railroad excursion is a subsidiary of the museum, and both are operated as non-profits in cooperation with eachother to fulfill […]

January 9, 2023

This is the start of the 50th Anniversary year for the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, with the entire year of “Golden 50” events planned out. The museum is open daily from 10am to 5pm. Live Jazz shows have returned every Saturday from 3-6pm, and all kinds of other special events are being put together for […]

December 26, 2022

The museum is open daily from 10am to 5pm, and will only close on New Years Eve Day and New Years Day (12/31 and 1/1, Saturday/Sunday). Other than that, the museum is open daily with all the exhibits open to explore. Holiday decorations will be up until the beginning of January, so its a great […]

November 14, 2022

The Christmas Season has arrived in Duluth, and the museum is getting decorated for the holidays. Please note that starting November 25th through October 18th, the museum closes early on weekends (Fri-Sun) for performances of the Christmas City Express story and train rides. Normally, open 10am to 5pm daily, on these four weekends it will […]